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Coca-Cola Bottling Company High Country Operations Manager  in Hayden, Colorado

Operations Manager


Coca-Cola is the world’s largest beverage distribution company and has been refreshing the world for over 125 years. Coca-Cola Bottling Company High Country is a family-owned independent Bottler where we view you as the heart and soul of our company and strive to improve the quality of life in each community that we serve.

We care for our employees and want you to enjoy life. As a benefit, Coca-Cola High Country offers 100% coverage options for health, dental and basic life insurance plans.

Aside from fostering an environment for growth and development with Coca-Cola High Country, we want to help you prepare for the future. In addition to our other benefits, we offer a strong 401k plan with a company match along with other supplemental benefits to help secure you and your family’s future. Are you ready to Refresh Your Career?

Job Purpose

As a part of the Operations and Sales Center Team, the Operations Manager is responsible for the day to day operations of the Warehouse, Equipment Service and Fleet areas of the Sales Center. This position makes personnel decisions regarding hiring, compensation, promotions, discipline and termination of team members in accordance with Company policies. The Operations Manager also manages inventory and provides statistical analysis identifying areas for continuous improvement.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Report daily, weekly, monthly and annual reports to management.

Manage inventory to minimize out of date and out of stock issues in the warehouse and in the market.

Analyze statistical data and reports to identify areas for continuous improvement.

Manage monthly/annual department operating budget, control expenses effectively, and provide explanation of budget variances to management.

Oversee the product rotation within the facility.

Conduct Product Age Studies in the market served by the Sales Center

Ensures the warehouse is laid out for maximum efficiency.

Oversees all the incoming and outgoing trucking activities.

Provide training and supervisory direction for forklift operators and warehouse personnel.

Maintain the cleanliness and organization of the warehouse which results in a clean and neat working environment that ensures safety and projects a positive image for a food manufacturing plant

Preserve physical appearance of company grounds.

Oversees the day to day activities of the Equipment Service team.

Responsible for fleet maintenance and for ensuring all truck checks are completed in accordance with regulations.

Work with leadership team to continuously foster a positive work environment, develop employees and establish the organization as a premier employer.

Conform with, abide by, and re-enforce all regulations, policies, work procedures, and processes.

Work with the administrative department located in the Black Hills.

Coordinate with the other managers in the sales center to ensure the sales center performs efficiently, effectively, and financially.

Responsible for the safety of employees supervised, the protection of machinery or other property of the sales center, and the prevention of widespread breakdown in overall operations.

Keep up-to-date on information and technology affecting functional area(s) to increase innovation and ensure compliance.

Essential Supervisory Responsibilities

Work with management team to ensure appropriate handling of personnel matters including hiring for open positions, evaluating performance, and taking appropriate actions in the event of under-performance.

Provide strategic leadership and build capability through coaching and development on the company’s overall business model, goals and objectives.

Include management staff in planning, decision-making, and process improvement.

Identify and mitigate potential personnel risks.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

Two to three years supervisory experience.

Microsoft Office proficiency including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and Outlook.

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Valid driver’s license and a motor vehicle driving history that meets CCBCHC guidelines.

Adaptability – Ability to adapt to change in the workplace.

Business Acumen – Ability to grasp and understand business concepts and issues.

Communication – Ability to effectively, clearly and concisely communicate verbally and in writing.

Decision Making – Display willingness to make critical decisions while following company practices.

Delegation – Ability to delegate work, give authority to work independently, set expectations and monitor delegated activities.

Enthusiasm – Ability to bring energy to the day to day as well as long-term tasks and plans.

Judgment – Display willingness to make timely decisions and exhibit sound and accurate judgment.

Leadership – Ability to inspire and motivate others to perform well; accept feedback.

Planning & Organizing – Ability to prioritize and plan work activities, use time efficiently and develop realistic action plans.

Reliability – Demonstrate regular attendance and availability to staff and management.

Quality Management – Demonstrate commitment to improve and promote quality in all operating areas.

Safety & Security – Promote and personally observe safety and security procedures and uses equipment and materials property.

Honesty, Trust & Respect – Must be seen as truthful and credible and exhibit respectful behavior in all actions representing the company.

Physical Demands

Work in an office environment; sustained posture in a seated position for prolonged periods of time; may utilize a computer terminal for prolonged periods of time.

Work involves walking, talking and hearing, using hands to handle, feel or operate objects. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to focus when using computer terminal.

Must be able to repetitively lift, pull and push 50+ pounds, reach above head height, stand, walk, kneel, bend and reach.

Must be able to stand for long periods of time.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Hard hat while on a forklift.

Work Environment:

The noise level in the work environment can be moderately noisy due to manufacturing and/or warehousing equipment in operation.

Must be willing to travel to other company locations approximately 10% and attend out-of-town training and/or seminars.

This job description lists the major duties and requirements of the job and is not all-inclusive. Incumbent(s) may be expected to perform job-related duties other than those contained in this document and may be required to have specific job-related knowledge and skills.

Coca-Cola Bottling Company High country is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, requires pre-employment drug testing for all positions and adheres to an Alcohol and Drug-Free Workplace.


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Starting Wage (DOE)


Operations Manager




Hayden, CO

About the Organization

Coca-Cola Bottling Company High Country is a family owned, regional Coca-Cola Bottler founded in 1956 serving portions of Colorado, Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming. The company distributes hundreds of different varieties of sparkling soft drinks and a vast array of still beverages including sports drinks, bottled waters, juices and juice drinks, teas, energy drinks and coffee.

EOE Statement

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will consider applicants for this position without regard to any category protected by applicable federal, state or local law, including but not limited to: race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status or uniformed service member status.

This position is currently accepting applications.